Here is a fun way for Kindergarten kids to work on their fine motor skills while gaining confidence reading word families. These 20 FREE Kindergarten Word Family Sliders are a fun homeschool language arts activity for kids.
Take a picture of each child holding a sight word. Then make a power point presentation with those pictures of each child holding the words, and use to practice sight words. Email the powerpoint to the parents so they can use it to practice at home
50 Playful Sight Words Activity Ideas for Beginning Readers
First Days of School // Student Interest Survey. I like this concept, though I would add more E/LA-based questions -- including genre based questions, process based questions, self assessment/ability based questions, etc.